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Changing Tableau Online Display Name


Published: 20 Aug 2015
Last Modified Date: 22 Mar 2017

Question

How to change a display name in Tableau Online.

Environment

Tableau Online

Answer

Changing a display name for Tableau Online is possible, but it currently cannot be done directly through the Tableau Online site. Use the following workaround:
  1. Navigate and log into http://www.tableau.com.
  2. At the top of the page, select Edit Account.
  3. In the User Profile, make the desired changes to First and Last name.
  4. Click Update at the bottom of the page.
If you are currently logged into your Tableau Online site, you will need to log out and log back in for the changes to take effect.

Additional Information

The following information can also be changed from the Edit Account section:
  • First name
  • Last name
  • Job Title
  • Organization
  • Phone
  • Country
  • State
  • Industry
  • Department and Job Role
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